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Haworth

[hah-werth, haw-]
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noun
  1. Sir Walter Norman,1883–1950, English chemist: Nobel Prize 1937.
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Examples from the Web for haworth

Historical Examples

  • It has no doubt interchanged with the local Howarth, Haworth.

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    Ernest Weekley

  • But winter was approaching, and winter is dreary at Haworth.

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    A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances) Robinson

  • So in October she returned to Haworth, to the only place where she was happy and well.

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    A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances) Robinson

  • As happy and hopeful a young woman as any that dwells in Haworth parish.

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    A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances) Robinson

  • She made the bread; and her bread was famous in Haworth for its lightness and excellence.

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    A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances) Robinson


British Dictionary definitions for haworth

Haworth1

noun
  1. a village in N England, in Bradford unitary authority, West Yorkshire: home of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë. Pop: 6078 (2001)

Haworth2

noun
  1. Sir Walter Norman. 1883–1950, British biochemist, who shared the Nobel prize for chemistry (1937) for being the first to synthesize ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
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haworth in Medicine

Haworth

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  1. British biochemist. He shared a 1937 Nobel Prize for his research on carbohydrates and vitamin C.
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